The Senate passed the final version of Senate Bill 2095 with a vote of 46-4. The House passed it 103-13. Gov. Tate Reeves’ office did not respond to questions of whether he would sign the measure. Reeves had threatened to veto an earlier version of the bill, but lawmakers said they made many of the concessions he wanted.Keep Reading Mississippi lawmakers send medical cannabis bill to governor (highlights)
After years of debate and hang-fire, a Mississippi medical marijuana program for people with chronic and debilitating illnesses inched forward Wednesday, with a Senate committee passing a bill along to the full chamber.Keep Reading Senate vote on Mississippi medical cannabis bill expected Thursday. Here’s a look at the bill.
As politicians haggle over grams and taxes, THC levels and canopy space, license fees and excises, thousands of chronically ill Mississippi patients and families who believed they would have access to medical marijuana months ago per the will of the voters feel lost in the shuffle.Keep Reading Chronically ill people suffer as Mississippi politicians quibble over medical cannabis
The message from activists, industry and patients is clear. Mississippi voters chose medical cannabis. Mississippi voters want medical cannabis. Mississippi voters will have medical cannabis. Or there will be electoral consequences.Keep Reading Mississippi Lawmakers Under Fire on Medical Cannabis Issue, Voters Outraged